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Princess Diana was the patron of a number of important charities in EnglandThe Bronfman family is an important patron of the arts in this country.

Princess Diana was the patron of a number of important charities in England.

Many of the patrons of this fine establishment are famous celebrities.

Government patronage of the arts in this country is not nearly as extensive as in Europe.

Accusations of political patronage have been denied by the government.

People are sometimes patronizing towards ESL students, treating them like they were a little stupid when they have difficulties expressing themselves in English.

We have been patronizing this restaurant for years, and have become friends with the owners.

The doctor is very patronizing when he talks to me, and won't really tell me what the matter is with my grandfather.

Oliver Herford once said that a cat is a pygmy lion who loves mice, hates dogs, and patronizes human beings.

In 1995, the number 1 food choice among U.S. restaurant patrons was hamburgers.

The owner of a tavern in Ohio invented the cash register in 1879 to stop his patrons from stealing his profits.

In the state of Queensland, Australia, it is still the law that all pubs must have a railing outside for patrons to tie up their horse.

In Ghana, rural mothers often send their daughters to work for wealthy patrons in the cities.

Royal patronage of the arts in Europe steadily declined following the death of Louis XIV in 1715.

Patronage in government often leads to widespread corruption and inefficiency.

Panama has a rich folk culture which is patronized by Panamanians at all levels of society.

The Parthenon was built to house sculptures depicting the patron goddess Athena.

In Serbia, every Christian family has a patron saint which they pray to for protection.

In 1895, New York State established free public baths that were open 14 hours a day, providing patrons with hot and cold water.

Among the patrons of music in the 1600s and 1700s could be found popes, emperors, kings of England and Spain and rulers of smaller Italian and German entities.

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